News and notices. Comm Eye Health Vol. 18 No. 55 2005. October 10, 2005

British Council for Prevention of Blindness (BCPB) Fellowship Programme

Closing date for receipt of applications: 25th November 2005.

Aims of the Fellowships: To fund research and training in prevention of blindness for high calibre clinicians and scientists from the UK and overseas. Projects must further the goals of VISION 2020: The Right to Sight, for the elimination of avoidable blindness.

In 2006, BCPB seeks to fund one Fellow from the UK and one Fellow from a low-income country to undertake projects that focus on Africa. The Fellowships will be worth up to £60,000 per year for two or three years. Applications must be submitted jointly by the Fellowship candidate and the supervisor at the host institution in the UK.

Further details: For full information and an application form, contact Jackie Webber at BCPB, 29b Montague Street, London WC1 5BW or by email: INFO@BCPB@ORG Website:

Registered charity number 270941.

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